COMPANIONAGE. 841 1857-8 (medal and twice mentioned in des- i patches) : in. 1873, a da. of Thurston Collins, Esq.; cr. C.B. 1869. Mayerstorne Manor, Wendover. SMITH, Snrg.-Geii. Colvin, M.D., C.B., son of the late Rev. Robert Smith. D.D., of Old Aberbeen ; I'. 1829 ; L.R.C.S. Edin. 1850, and M.D. Aberdeen, 1851 ; entered Madras Med. Depart. 1851, became Surg. 1864, Surg.-Maj. j 1871, pep. Surg.-Gen. 1879, and retired 1885 ; served in Burmese War 1852-3 (medal with clasp and mentioned in despatches), in Indian Mutiny Campaign 1857-9 (medal with clasp and men- ' tioned in despatches), and as Principal Med. Officer with Indian Contingent in Egyptian Campaign, 1882 (medal with clasp, C.B., bronze star, and 3rd class Osmanieh) : ;;/. 1864, Marian, da. of the Rev. Henry Phillips, of Great Welnetham ; cr. C.B. 1882. 5, Cresswell Gar- dens, S. Kensington, S. W. ; East India United Service Club. SMITH, George, C.LE., LL.D., son of the late Adam Smith, Esq., of Fillyside, Leith ; b. 1833 ; ed. at Roy. High Sch., Edinburgh, and at Edinburgh Univ. (Hon. LL.D. 1868) ; appointed Principal of Doveton Coll., Calcutta, 1855 ; edited the Calcutta Review; was editor of the Friend of India, and the Times corre- j spondent 1858-74 ; J.P. and Hon. Magistrate for Bengal, Behar, and Orissa : appointed by ' Gen. Assembly Foreign Sec. of Free Church of Scotland 1879 : ;//. ist, 1855, Janet Colquhoun, who d. 1888, da. of the late Robert Adam, Esq., of Edinburgh ; and, 180.0, Mary Agnes, da. of the late William Mackintosh, Esq., of Irishes, Inverness-shire; cr. C.I.E 1878. Serampore House, Napier Road, Merchiston, Edinburgh. SMITH, Gen. John William Sidney, C.B.; b. 1814 ; entered Army 1832, became Capt. 1840, Major 1851, Lieut.-Col. 1855, Col. 1858, Maj.- Gen. 1868, Lieut.-Gen. 1877, Gen. 1881, and Col. ist Batn. Gloucestershire Regt. 1883 ; served with 38th Regt. in Central America 1848, and in Crimean Campaign 1854-5 (medal with three clasps. Legion of Honour, 4th class Med- jjidie, and Turkish medal); cr. C.B. 1856. 6, Brandon Parade, Leamington ; United Service Club. SMITH, Lieut. -Gen. Philip, C.J5.,son of the late Abel Smith, Esq., M.P., of Woodhall, j Herts ; b. 1833 ; formerly Lieut.-Col. and Col. 2nd Batn. Grenadier Guards (h. p. 1885), ! Maj.-Gen. 1886, and Lieut.-Gen. 1892; served Egyptian Campaign 1882 (medal with clasp and C.B.) ; is a J.P. for Bucks ; was in command of 2nd Inf. Brig, at Aldershot 1887-9 an d of Home Dist. 1889-92; cr. C.B. 1882. Manor ( House, Wendover, Bucks', The Albany, W. ; United Service and Guards' Clubs. SMITH, Hon. Robert Burdett, C.M.G.: b. 1842 ; ed. at Sydney Gram. Sch., and at other Colls. ; admitted a Solicitor 1863 ; sat in N.S.W. Parliament as M.P. for The Hastings . 1870-80, and for The Macleay 1880-89, when he was called to Upper House as a M.L.C. ; was Commr. at Sydney International (1879), Mel- bourne International (1880), Amsterdam Inter- ! national (1882), Calcutta International (1883), Colonial and Indian (1885), Adelaide Jubilee International (1887), and Melbourne Centennial International (1887) Exhibitions, Roy. Commr. ' to carry out Centennial Celebrations 1887, ' Executive Commr. for N. S. Wales at Mel- ' bourne Centennial Exhibition 1888, and Roy. Commr. for Victoria at Paris Exhibition 1889; appointed Commr. for the World's Columbian ' Exposition, Chicago (1893); six years Examiner In Law; Committee of Elections and Qualifi- cations ; is a Life Director of Sydney Hospital, ' a Member of Roy. Geographical and Economic Sos., Chm. of Judicial Committee of E'ection and Qualifications, and a J.P. of N. S. Wales ; cr. C.M.G. 1890. 203, Macquarie Street, North, Sydney, N. S. Wales', Athenceuin and Reform Clubs. SMITH, Robert Murray, C.M.G., son of the late Alexander Smith, Esq., Merchant, of Liverpool ; b. 1831 ; ed. at Repton Sch., and at Oriel Coll., Oxford (Hon. M.A. 1883); went to Melbourne 1854 ; entered Legislative Assembly 1873 ; was Agent-Gen, for Victoria 1882-6 : ///. 1858, Jane, da. of the late Hon. J. F. Strachan, M.L.C., of Victoria; cr. C.M.G. 1884. Mel- bourne ; Oriental Club. SMITH, Charles, Edward SETH-, C.B., el. son of C. Seth-Smith, Esq., J.P., of Silver- mere, Surrey, and Aldwick, Sussex ; b. 18 ; Bar. Inner Temple, 1887 goes W. Circuit, snd attends Admiralty Court ; was Lieut. Comdg. London Brig., Roy. Naval Artillery Vol. 1876-92; cr. C.B. 1892. Little Missenden Abbey, Bucks; 4, Kings Bench Walk, Temple, E.G. ; Reform Club. SMYTH, Col. Charles Coghlan, C.B., son of the late F. C. Smyth, Esq. ; b. 1842 ; entered Roy. Canadian Rifle Regt. 1861, be- came Capt. S. Yorkshire Regt. (King's Own L.I.) 1878, Major 1882 (transferred to Welsh Regt. 1884), Brevet Lieut.-Col. 1885, and Col. 1889 (h.-p. 1891) ; served with Red River Expedition 1870, with Jowaki Expedition 1877 (medal with clasp), during Afghan War 1878-9-80 (mentioned in despatches, medal with clasp), with Soudan Expedition 1884-5 (mentioned in de.-patches, medal with clasp, bronze star, Brevet Lt.-Col.), and at action of Gamaizah 1888 (mentioned in despatches, clasp, 3rd class Medjidie); cr. C.B. 1891. SMYTH, Maj.-Gen. John Hall, C.B., son of the late E. Smyth, Esq.; b. 1815 ; entered Bengal Artillery 1831, became Capt. 1846, Major and Lieut.-Col. 1858 Col. 1863, and Maj.-Gen. 1872 ; in 1835 raised and commanded a Field Battery of Scindia's Con- tingent, and was constantly employed against insurgents in Bundlekund 1839-43 (specially brought to notice of Govt.); served in Gwalior Campaign 1843 (bronze star), in Indian Mutiny Campaign 1857-9 (medal, and four times brought to notice of Gov.-Gen.); is a J.P. for Surrey : in. 1849, Emma, who d. 1891, da. of C. Struth, Esq. ; cr. C.B. 1861. Frimhurst, Frimley, Sm-rey ; United Service Club. SMYTH, Major Owen Stuart, D.S.O.; l>. 1853 ; ed. at Roy. Mil. Acad., Woolwich; en- tered R.A. 1873, became Capt. 1882, and Major 1889 ; served during Afghan War 1878-80, being present at capture of Ali Musjid, and march from Cabul to relief of Candahar (mentioned in despatches, medal with 2 clasps and bronze star), with Burmah Expedition 1885-7 (mentioned in despatches, D S.O.), and with Manipur Ex- pedition 1891 (mentioned in despatches) ; cr. D.S.O. 1886. SOMERSET, Col. Alfred Plantagenet Frederick Charles, C.B'. [see D. Beaufort, colls. J. SPALDING, Co!. Warner Wright, C.M.G., son of the late Col. Richard Spalding ; b. 1844 ; ed. at Roy. Naval Sch., New Cross ; entered R.M. 1862 (h.p. 1869) ; became Capt. N.S.W. Artillery 1871, Major 1876, Lieut.-Col. 1881, and Col. 1885 ; served in Japan 1863, and in E. Soudan ; Expedition 1885 in command of N. S. Wales Artillery, and as 2nd in command of N.S.W. Contingent (mentioned in despatches, medal, and C.M.G.) ; appointed to command N.S. Wales Artillery Stores 1892 : m. 1884, La Valette B., da. of J. Keele, Esq. ; cr. C.M.G. 1885. Sydney, N. S. Wales. S PENCE, Ma j. -Gen. Frederick, C.B., son
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